Researcher/Associate Consultant

Control Risks

**This role can be based in either London, Berlin, Paris or Madrid**

We are looking for a dynamic, experienced individual to be part of a team based in London, Berlin, Paris or Madrid, conducting business intelligence across Europe.

The successful candidate will be a critical thinker with good written and communication skills, with an interest in business transactions and operations. We are looking for an inquisitive individual keen to investigate, evaluate and interpret both open source and human intelligence information in the context of due diligence and business intelligence.

Tasks and responsibilities

Investigative case management

  • Researching a range of business intelligence and compliance projects including due diligence, strategic intelligence, market entry studies, problem solving and stakeholder mapping exercises
  • Liaising with clients to understand their requirements and ensure that our proposals deliver solutions tailored to those needs, and then delivering projects aligned with that requirement
  • Liaising with our human source network and expand it by cultivating contacts in Europe
  • Project managing individuals including subcontractors
  • Ensuring the delivery of projects on budget, scope and deadline
  • Briefing and presenting findings to internal and external clients

Business and practice development

  • Seek opportunities to be improve our current methodologies, including through the application of new technology and new sources
  • Supporting senior staff by identifying sales leads, providing research into prospective clients, and helping to organise sales meetings



  • Previous professional experience within the Business Intelligence industry
  • Experience of managing projects and presenting findings to clients
  • An understanding of Europe’s political and commercial environment
  • Ability to work in a team and independently
  • Strong grasp of key anti-bribery and corruption principles in the commercial sector
  • Good knowledge of commercial databases, information sources and investigation focus
  • Professional fluency in English.
  • Education to Bachelor’s degree


  • Control Risks offers a competitively positioned compensation and benefits package that is transparent and summarised in the full job offer.
  • We operate a discretionary global bonus scheme that incentivises, and rewards individuals based on company and individual performance.
  • Control Risks supports hybrid working arrangements, wherever possible, that emphasise the value of in-person time together – in the office and with our clients – while continuing to support flexible and remote working.
  • As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join us and are fully committed to equal treatment, free from discrimination, of all candidates throughout our recruitment process.

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If you require any reasonable adjustments to be made in order to participate fully in the interview process, please let us know and we will be happy to accommodate your needs.

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